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CCSJ Men's Soccer Blanked for Second Straight Game


CCSJ-Mens-Soccer-Blanked-for-Second-Straight-Game-2018 Heading on the road for this first away contest of the season, the two things that the Calumet College of St. Joseph men's soccer team had to focus on was improving their offensive attack and keeping their composure on the pitch. Unfortunately, only one of those two tasks were accomplished. The Crimson Wave were only assessed a single yellow card in the contest, but only managed four shots, falling to Huntington College 5-0 Wednesday evening.

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Hammond Sportsplex to Hold Pre-Registration Day


Hammond-Sportsplex-Pre-Registration-Day_2018 Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Sportsplex are hosting a pre-registration, sign up day on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

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CCSJ Wave Men Drop Season Opener In Overtime


CCSJ-Wave-Men-Drop-Season-Opener-In-OvertimeStepping onto the pitch for the first time as a CCSJ head coach, all Mis' Mrak wanted was a solid effort out of his players. He got his wish. The Crimson Wave and Rochester College played an extremely even game, but a missed save opportunity cost the Crimson and Gray less than two minutes into overtime, sending them to a 2-1 loss on Wednesday evening.

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PNW Men's Basketball Announces 2018 Recruiting Class


PNW-Mens-Basketball-Announces-2018-Recruiting-ClassEmbarking on the second season as a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), first-year Men’s Basketball coach Boomer Roberts recently announced the addition of ten incoming student-athletes as a part of his first recruiting class.

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RailCats Sign Pair of Pitchers in Coursel and Samuel


Gary-South-Shore-RailcatsThe Gary SouthShore RailCats signed Michigan City, Ind., native Robbie Coursel and left-handed pitcher Mario Samuel before Monday’s series opener vs. the Winnipeg Goldeyes. In order to make room for Coursel and Samuel on the active roster, Gary traded outfielder Reggie Wilson to the Rockland Boulders of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball (Cam-Am League) for a player to be named later and removed right-handed pitcher Scott Plaza from the 23-man active roster.

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PNW Mens and Women's Cross Country Brings in 2018 Recruiting Class


PNW-Mens-and-Womens-Cross-Country-Brings-in-2018-Recruiting-Class Coming off the program’s first season in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), Purdue Northwest cross country coach Austin Warner recently announced the addition of 12 incoming student-athletes as part of his 2018 recruiting class.

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“Mind, Body, and Spirit:" Spotlight on Calumet College of St. Joseph Athletic Director Rick Torres

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In the fall of 1998, an accidental drive through Gatlinburg, Tennessee after attending AAU Cross Country Nationals in Knoxville, Tennessee first brought the idea to Coach Enrique “Rick” Torres about the possibility of a week-long training camp for cross country track teammates. The drive through the town and through the mountains captured his interest, but it was the drive to the top of Grotto Falls, over 3000 feet of elevation, that sealed the deal for his plan of action to return.

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NWI Lions United Brings Community, Athletics, and a Passion for Soccer to Northwest Indiana Kids at Season Kickoff

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Northwest Indiana’s soccer community is vibrant and growing, and nowhere was that more evident than Northwest Indiana Lions United Season Kickoff on Saturday. Kids of all ages gathered on the Hamilton Fields outside Lowell for a day of friendly tournaments, skill games, and camaraderie.

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Tough Night at the Office: RailCats Baffled by Lincoln Lefty Wooten


Tough-Night-at-the-Office-RailCats-Baffled-by-Lincoln-Lefty-WootenEric Wooten kept the RailCat offense off-balance for 8 1/3 innings and Christian Ibarra broke open a scoreless game with a three-run homer in the fifth inning to pace Lincoln to a 5-1 victory in front of 3.496 fans on Office Wednesday at the U.S. Steel Yard. With the loss, the RailCats dropped their first series since July 9-11 vs. Texas and finish the six-game homestand 3-3.

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PNW Women's Basketball Earns Second Best Team GPA on WBCA Academic Top 25


PWN-Womens-Basketball-GPA-2018The Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball program showed their dominance in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year, earning the second best GPA in the nation in back-to-back years after the Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll was announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Tuesday.

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Cats finish 6-day, 7-game Texas road trip 6-1 with 2-1 loss to AirHogs

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The Gary SoutShore RailCats offense managed just two hits and were unable to finish their six-day, seven-game road trip a perfect 7-0 after falling to the Texas AirHogs, 2-1, on Wednesday night at AirHogs Stadium in the final game of the year between the two teams. Wednesday’s loss snapped Gary’s season-high-tying eight game winning streak, however, the ‘Cats did split the two-game series after shutting out Texas, 4-0, on Tuesday.

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